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eSoccer Aid for Unicef to help tackle spread of COVID-19

24 June 2020
Soccer Aid for Unicef will be hosting a live FIFA ’20 tournament to generate donations to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and limit its impact on children’s lives.read more

Our COVID-19 response and resource database

17 April 2020
UK Aid Match has collated resources to help our grant holders adapt their projects in response to the impact caused by COVID-19.read more

East African Playgrounds launch 'Play for Brighter Futures' campaign

1 March 2020
East African Playgrounds is hoping to raise vital funds to increase the health, wellbeing and education of refugee children in Uganda through its ‘Play for Brighter Futures’ appeal.read more

SCIAF launch Wee Box Big Change appeal

21 February 2020
The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has launched its Wee Box Big Change appeal to raise to help people in some of the poorest countries in the world who struggle to survive due to hunger, poverty, conflict and natural disasters. read more

CBM helping people See The Way to a brighter future

12 February 2020
Overseas disability charity CBM is launching a new campaign, See The Way, to help people with sight problems in the world’s poorest places.read more

South West charities launch campaign to protect Uganda’s oldest National Park

15 January 2020
Send a Cow and Tusk launch the 'Living with Wildlife' appeal to protect Uganda's oldest national parksread more

British Red Cross announces new appeal to empower women through UK Aid Match

10 January 2020
British Red Cross’s new appeal, 'It Starts With Her' will provide training and cash grants to help women’s businesses thrive in Bangladesh.read more

Sense International calls on UK public to give Kenyan children with deafblindness their ‘Chance to Shine’

1 January 2020
Global deafblind charity Sense International has launched ‘Chance to Shine’, a new appeal that will raise funds to test thousands of children in Kenya for sight and hearing impairments and support those identified with deafblindness.read more

Practical Action looks to ‘Turn the Tables’ on climate change in Sudan

9 December 2019
With their latest appeal, Turn The Tables, Practical Action is looking to provide pragmatic solutions to climate change in Sudan which has caused rising temperatures and water shortages. read more

UK public will support disabled children in Uganda to go to school

3 December 2019
To mark International Day of People with Disabilities, UK charity Motivation today launches their UK Aid Match All-Stars Appeal, which will support disabled children in Uganda to go to primary school.read more

World Child Cancer looking to 'Close the Cancer Gap' with latest appeal

21 October 2019
World Child Cancer has launched an appeal today (21 October) to help improve healthcare systems in Nepal and increase its childhood cancer survival rate.read more

The HALO Trust tackles minefields in Zimbabwe with new appeal

9 October 2019
Landmine clearance charity The HALO Trust has launched a campaign to help thousands of people trapped by landmines in Zimbabwe. read more

Street Child calls on British public to 'Mind The Gap'

4 October 2019
Street Child launches its 'Mind The Gap' appeal to 125 million children worldwide are being left behind because they are not in education.read more

Sightsavers launch new UK Aid Match appeal

3 October 2019
Sightsavers has launched a new appeal to help support eye health projects across the world. read more

Mercy Ships aims to change the odds with UK Aid Match appeal

3 October 2019
Mercy Ships has announced the launch of a new campaign – ‘#ChangeTheOdds’ – helping to change the odds for those living without healthcare, by providing life-saving and life-changing surgery.read more

Health Poverty Action to support nutrition in Sierra Leone

1 October 2019
International NGO Health Poverty Action launched its 'Happy Mums, Happy Tums' UK Aid Match appeal today (Tuesday 1 October), supporting the health and nutrition of mums and young children in rural Sierra Leone. read more

ZSL helps Nepal to double wild tiger numbers

1 October 2019
International conservation charity ZSL launched its For People. For Wildlife UK Aid Match appeal today (1 October) in an effort to double Nepal’s tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) population.read more

Concern Worldwide launch Free From Hunger appeal

25 September 2019
Concern Worldwide (UK) has launched Free from Hunger, a new three-month appeal to support its work in the world’s poorest countries to end malnutrition and hunger. read more

UK Aid Match open for applications

20 August 2019
UK Aid Match is now open for applications. Organisations will have until 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 12 November to apply.read more

New funding round application guidance now available

31 July 2019
New funding round guidance is now available for those organisations looking to apply for a UK Aid Match grantread more

New UK Aid Match funding round announced

8 July 2019
A new UK Aid Match fund has been announced and will open for application on 20 August.read more

World Horse Welfare project to help horse-owning communities access skills and resources

17 June 2019
World Horse Welfare has launched an appeal to provide training for communities in rural Haiti to improve care for their working horses and donkeys whilst strengthening their livelihoods and independenceread more

Grant holders get together for learning event in Nairobi

10 May 2019
More than 24 not-for-profit organisations and charities came together for the UK aid East Africa Learning Event in Nairobi, Kenya.read more

WasteAid appeal tackles plastic pollution in the developing world

1 May 2019
WasteAid launches its Widening the Net appeal to raise funds to develop recycling centres in some of the poorest parts of the world.read more

UK government to double donations to Soccer Aid for Unicef

29 April 2019
The UK government has announced it is matching public donations to Soccer Aid for Unicef, enabling the organisation to train midwives in Sierra Leone and Zambia.read more

Islamic Relief UK launches its Ramadan appeal

22 April 2019
Islamic Relief UK launches its Ramadan Appeal to support those who face a daily fight for survival due to poverty, famine, disasters and conflict.read more

World Health Day: Exploring two UK Aid Match projects improving healthcare in the developing world

5 April 2019
In celebration of World Health Day, we explore how UK Aid Match projects, run by Sense International and Sightsavers, are making a difference in the developing world.read more

World Child Cancer gives the gift of growing up to children in Bangladesh

4 April 2019
With its latest appeal, World Child Cancer is aiming to improve access to and the quality of cancer treatment for children in Bangladesh.read more

MAG to help families in the Middle East living in fear of landmines

4 April 2019
Mines Advisory Group (MAG) launched its ‘Home Safe Home’ fundraising appeal to make homes in former conflict areas in the Middle East free from landmines.read more

Tree Aid to reverse effects of climate change in Mali with latest appeal

2 April 2019
Tree Aid will help people reverse the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drylands of Africa through its latest appeal ‘She Grows’.read more

Compassion offers a different path for pregnant women in Togo

25 March 2019
Compassion has launched the 'Different Path' appeal to help improve child survival rates in Togo.read more

Orbis tackles avoidable sight loss with latest appeal

25 March 2019
Orbis launches the 'See My Future' appeal in an effort to reduce avoidable sight loss in Nepal which is acting as a barrier to education for approximately 300,000 children.read more

Penny Appeal supporting Kenyan mothers and babies with latest appeal

13 March 2019
Penny Appeal is looking to support some of the most vulnerable mothers and babies in Kenya through its 'Fragile Lives' campaign.read more

Amref Health Africa UK launches ‘Health in Her Hands’ campaign

8 March 2019
Amref Health Africa launches a new appeal which will support frontline health workers who are saving and changing lives across Africa.read more

Womankind Worldwide looks to reclaim stolen livelihoods on International Women's Day

8 March 2019
Womankind Worldwide has launched a new appeal to support a movement of women in rural Uganda who are resisting the land grab.read more

Tearfund launches appeal to reduce plastic pollution in Pakistan

18 February 2019
Tearfund's latest appeal will raise funds to build new recycling hubs in Pakistan that will prevent further damage to the environment, protect people’s health and provide jobs.read more

Self Help Africa launches 'Give2Grow'

15 February 2019
With their latest campaign, 'Give2Grow', Self Help Africa aims to help 1,000 Ugandan families rebuild their lives after years of violence and struggle.read more

Sightsavers has end of blinding disease in its sights

15 February 2019
Sightsavers launches 'The End is in Sight', an ambitious appeal to fund the final push to eliminate the blinding eye disease trachoma.read more

Farm Africa launches 'Coffee is Life' appeal

8 February 2019
Farm Africa launches its 'Coffee is Life' appeal to support farmers in Uganda make a decent living from coffee farming.read more

RNLI targets Bangladesh's childhood drowning epidemic

4 February 2019
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) launches its Creches for Bangladesh appeal to combat the country's childhood drowning epidemicread more

'Team Mum' to support new mothers in Kenya

31 January 2019
Mums across the UK have joined forces with Child.org to fund pregnancy support groups in Kenya through the ‘Team Mum’ appeal.read more

The Leprosy Mission looks to 'Heal Nepal' with latest campaign

27 January 2019
By working directly with the world’s flagship leprosy hospital – the Anandaban Hospital in Nepal – The Leprosy Mission hope to rid Nepal of the disease through its latest campaign.read more

Practical Action launches 'Planting for Progress' appeal

8 December 2018
Providing Zimbabwean farmers with the technology and know-how to double their harvest is the aim of Practical Action’s latest appeal, 'Planting for Progress'.read more

AfriKids launches 'Time to Shine' appeal

3 December 2018
Ensuring more children in northern Ghana complete a quality basic education and get their time to shine is the aim of AfriKids' latest appeal read more

Elton John AIDS Foundation launches AIDSfree

3 December 2018
The Elton John AIDS Foundation launched its ‘AIDSfree’ appeal which will work to accelerate the progress of six major cities in ending their AIDS epidemic.read more

Mary's Meals looks to double the love

3 December 2018
Mary’s Meals launches its new campaign ‘Double The Love’.read more

Flush Mob raises awareness of Village Water's latest appeal

25 November 2018
Village Water launches its new appeal ‘Safe Water and Sanitation for All’.read more

Street Child launches 'Count Me In' appeal

21 November 2018
Street Child launches the ‘Count Me In’ appeal to increase access, quality and inclusion in basic education for the most vulnerable children in northern Sierra Leone.read more

War Child launches 'Learn To Live' appeal

20 November 2018
War Child launches ‘Learn To Live’ appeal to support children in the Central African Republic traumatised by war.read more

Concern Worldwide and World Child Cancer raise over £2.5 million to support those in developing countries

22 August 2018
Find out how Concern Worldwide and World Child Cancer plan on using their UK Aid Match funds.read more